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Wednesday Habs Links: How does Therrien make his decisions?

Here are your daily links, including a TSN radio segment about Therrien's lineup changes, updates on the Canadiens' defense, TIm Bozon's visit back at his old hospital, and more.

Oct 16, 2014; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Montreal Canadiens head coach Michel Therrien during the second period against the Boston Bruins
Oct 16, 2014; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Montreal Canadiens head coach Michel Therrien during the second period against the Boston Bruins
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Montreal Canadiens Links

  • Why is Therrien making changes to his winning lineup? What prompted him to scratch Sekac and Beaulieu? TSN 690 discusses Therrien's reasoning and more in their half-hour Habs Lunch segment. [TSN 690]
  • Did you miss any of last night's action? Don't forget to check out the game stream for everything you need to know. [EOTP]
  • (French) Michel Therrien wishes Dale Weise would play with more intensity. Therrien wants playoffs-Weise, not beginning-of-the-season-Weise. [RDS]
  • (French) Updates on the Canadien defensemen. Mike Weaver is blocking shots like always, although his 36 years are catching up with him. Meanwhile, 22 year old Jarred Tinordi is maturing, but still not trusted by Therrien with the tough minutes. Nathan Beaulieu is only a year younger than Tinordi, and he just wants to play some minutes, period. [La Presse]
  • Tim Bozon went to the Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon in person, to thank the doctors and nurses who cared for him during his coma. [CBC]
  • Habs prospect update for the week of Oct.13-19 - includes college teams as well as major juniors[All About the Habs]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Detroit Red Wings defenseman Jakub Kindl is being shopped around right now, but managing assets in trades is harder than you'd think. [Winging it in Motown]
  • After the League tried to brush Semyon Varlamov's assault under the rug last season, suspending Slava Voynov is the right step forward. [Pension Plan Puppets]
  • Say you have a $150 jersey just dying to be thrown on the ice. Puck Daddy explains the correct etiquette in jersey-tossing. [Puck Daddy]
  • Put the Edmonton Oilers' current plight into perspective - here's a ranking of the 2014 Oilers on the total NHL Misery Index. [Grantland]
  • Mark Hunter was named the new Toronto Maple Leafs director of player personnel. Hunter used to be owner, VP, and GM of the London Knights, an OHL powerhouse. In Toronto, he will oversee the scouting and player development departments. Guys,Toronto front office is getting scary. [TSN]